Date: August 03, 1953
Time: 0228
Location: Off Fethiye Point, Turkey
Operator: Air France
Flight #: ?
Route: Rome - Beirut
AC Type: Lockheed L- 749A Constellation
Registration: F-BAZS
cn / ln: 2628
Aboard: 42   (passengers:34  crew:8)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:4  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: The No. 3 engine broke away from the aircraft following severe vibrations causing loss of control of the No. 4 engine and necessitating a ditching 1.5 miles from the coast. Failure in flight of a propeller blade. Four passengers drowned.

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